Panera Bread Broccoli Cheese Soup Copycat Recipe
Here’s a recipe for Panera Bread’s Broccoli Cheese Soup that tastes just as good as the real one!
Panera Bread Broccoli Cheese Soup (Copycat Recipe) – Here’s a recipe for Panera Bread’s Broccoli Cheese Soup that tastes just as good as the real one! – Butter ((melted)), Onion ((medium, chopped)), Flour, Butter ((melted)), Half-and-Half, Chicken Stock, Broccoli ((fresh)), Carrots ((julienned)), Nutmeg, Cheddar Cheese ((sharp, grated)), Salt and Pepper, Saute onion in butter. Set aside.; Cook melted butter and flour using a whisk over medium heat for about 4 minutes. Be sure to stir frequently.; Slowly add the half-and-half, continue stirring.; Add the chicken stock whisking all the time.; Simmer for 20 minutes.; Add the broccoli, carrots and onions.; Cook over low heat until the veggies are tender, about 20 minutes.; Add salt and pepper.; By now the soup should be thickened.; Pour in batches into blender and puree.; Return the puree to the pot and place over low heat, add the grated cheese; stir until well blended.; Stir in the nutmeg.; Serve.; – Pick up some large crusty rolls to use as a bread bowl.